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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 24 : Municipal and County Government

Chapter 071 : Ambulance Services

Subchapter 002 : Licensing Operation of Affiliated Agencies

(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 2682)
  • § 2682. Powers of the Department of Health

    (a) The Department of Health shall administer this subchapter and shall have power to:

    (1) Issue licenses for ambulance services and first responder services under this subchapter.

    (2) Revoke or suspend upon due notice and opportunity for hearing the license of any person who violates or fails to comply with any provision of this subchapter, or any rule or requirement adopted under its authority.

    (3) Make, adopt, amend, and revise, as it deems necessary or expedient, reasonable rules in order to promote and protect the health, safety, and welfare of members of the public using, served by, or in need of emergency medical treatment. Any rule may be repealed within 90 days of the date of its adoption by a majority vote of all the district boards. Such rules may cover or relate to:

    (A) age, training, and physical requirements for emergency medical services personnel;

    (B) design and equipping of ambulances;

    (C) cooperation with hospitals and organizations in other related fields, and participation in central communications procedures; and

    (D) any other matters properly within the purposes of this chapter.

    (b) No fee or other payment shall be required of an applicant for a license. (Added 1969, No. 112, § 1, eff. April 22, 1969; amended 1983, No. 226 (Adj. Sess.), § 8; 2011, No. 155 (Adj. Sess.), § 42; 2019, No. 100 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. May 14, 2020; 2019, No. 166 (Adj. Sess.), § 27, eff. Oct. 1, 2020.)